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Women's Humor, Health and Happiness. Award-winning pep talk for modern women. Hosted by Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan, real sisters with very different lives, Satellite Sisters informs listeners daily lives with entertaining conversation, smart advice and positive support. With laughter and friendship, Satellite Sisters tackles current events, family/friends + pets, health + wellness, culture + entertainment, TV and film, work + careers, life transitions + decisions.

Women's Humor, Health and Happiness. Award-winning pep talk for modern women. Hosted by Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan, real sisters with very different lives, Satellite Sisters informs listeners daily lives with entertaining conversation, smart advice and positive support. With laughter and friendship, Satellite Sisters tackles current events, family/friends + pets, health + wellness, culture + entertainment, TV and film, work + careers, life transitions + decisions.

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United States

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Women's Humor, Health and Happiness. Award-winning pep talk for modern women. Hosted by Lian Dolan, Liz Dolan and Julie Dolan, real sisters with very different lives, Satellite Sisters informs listeners daily lives with entertaining conversation, smart advice and positive support. With laughter and friendship, Satellite Sisters tackles current events, family/friends + pets, health + wellness, culture + entertainment, TV and film, work + careers, life transitions + decisions.

Language:

English


Episodes

It's Jennifer Aniston Week plus Hawks on the Job, Theranos Trial FINALLY Begins, AAA Triple Snafu

9/14/2021
Julie, Liz and Lian Dolan declare this week Jennifer Aniston Week at Satellite Sisters plus report on critters (hawks + beavers save the day!), a AAA triple snafu, TikTok and Facebook concerns and the Elizabeth Holmes Theranos fraud trial finally begins. Celebrate Jennifer Aniston Week! Real Simple Says The Rachel Is Back. The Kids Love Jen The Morning Show Season 2 Begins on Apple TV + Critter News: Spencer the Hawk Saves The Day Dam It: Beavers and Us! At the High Desert Museum in...

Duration:01:03:22

Satellite Sisters Season Premiere with New Fall '21 Mantras: Do Your Best. Keep or Stop. No Fiascos.

9/7/2021
Lian, Julie and Liz Dolan return for the first show of the new Satellite Sisters season. What did everyone do in August? And what are the mantras we are using for the rest of 2021? Julie says Do You Best. Lian uses Keep or Stop. Liz just wants No Fiascos. All is discussed including some thoughts about the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 and the implications for us now. Plus, advice about dealing with life decisions, stress at work and planning for the future. Lian recommends reading this about how...

Duration:01:05:15

Favorite Episode of 2021: Whip The Pony! Hot Flaming Fraud! Congrats, Go-Go's!

8/24/2021
Our #1 episode of 2021 comes with a key sports psychology tip: Whip The Pony! The Man Who Didn't Invent Flamin' Hot Cheetos. Story in LA Times. Podcast interview with Sam Dean, the LA Times business reporter who wrote the story. The business of snacking. The latest on Bill Gates' behavior at Microsoft. Wedding Trends for 2021 from The Knot. Entertaining Sisters: The Marfa Tapes Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees. The Go-Gos documentary...

Duration:01:16:07

Finding the Fun! Favorite Moments of this Satellite Sisters Season. Julie's Mod Squad. Caftan Dreams. Marriage Tips. Satellite Sisters Celebration Afterglow.

8/17/2021
Funniest Moments of 2021. Caftan Dreams! Marriage Tips! Julie’s Mod Squad and our after-party from the 20th anniversary show. Enjoy the sisters' picks of the brightest spots of this year assembled together on one podcast episode. Hilarity ensues. Listen to the complete episodes for each highlight here: Episode 894: Afterglow of the Satellite Sisters Celebration Episode 896: Julie's Mod Squad Episode 883 Marriage Tips Episode 900: Caftan Dreams Episode 901: It’s Caftan Time Thanks to...

Duration:00:44:49

Satellite Sisters Welcome Friends + Fiction Authors Mary Alice Monroe, Kristin Harmel, Kristy Woodson Harvey

8/10/2021
This is the Satellite Sisters Friends & Fiction Special for Summer 2021. On today’s show, fascinating interviews about their books and their lives with authors Mary Alice Monroe, Kristin Harmel and Kristy Woodson Harvey. Mary Alice Monroe Kristin Harmel Kristy Woodson Harvey Three new books out, but three totally different life stories! We’ve also talked to Mary Kay Andrews and Patti Callahan Henry in 2021so here are links to those Satellite Sisters podcast episodes: Mary Kay Andrews...

Duration:01:13:33

LIVE Satellite Sisters 20th Anniversary Special: All Five Sisters One Night Only

8/3/2021
Our LIVE 20th Anniversary Special features all five Dolan sisters - Julie, Liz, Sheila, Monica and Lian - in a one-time-only Zoom party with Sixth & I in Washington DC. The sisters share their history, laugh about the things they got right and wrong over the years and play a game of Satellite Sisters Trivia with listener Nancy Cowan of Shrewsbury, Mass. PLUS the Lab Rats return! Sheila and Monica do some product testing and share the results on camera. Finally, we introduce some our loyal...

Duration:01:21:37

Favorite Olympic Moments, Warning for Googling Hikers, August Podcast Preview, Interview with Naomi Hirahara, author of Clark & Division

7/27/2021
Our favorite Olympics moments so far, some thank-you's to listeners who are in Japan, some warnings about hiking with Google and an interview with Naomi Hirahara, author of Clark & Division, featured on our Best Beach Bag Books list. Clark & Division is historical fiction meets mystery, available August 3. Here's a great list of Naomi Hirahara's book events. You can order Clark & Division anywhere including here from bookshop.org. Thank you to our sponsors. Please use these special urls...

Duration:01:18:31

Summer Olympics Special feat. Olympian Kat Holmes, USA Fencing

7/20/2021
Our Satellite Sisters Summer Olympics Special: What we are looking forward to, what we will miss and a special interview with Kat Holmes, member of USA Fencing who is going for the gold and daughter of longtime Satellite Sisters listener Lorrie! Satellite Sister of the Week: Astronaut Wally Funk. Thanks, NBC! We'll be watching ALL the Olympic action, starting with the Opening Ceremonies Friday night. Behind the Scenes at the Game: NPR's Mandalit del Barco's Facebook posts from Tokyo...

Duration:01:10:48

The Death of Email, Vacation Animal Sightings, Essential Oils Wreaking Havoc, Giant Goldfish Invade Minnesota

7/13/2021
Gen Z wants to kill email? Magpies are more deadly than bears? Citrus oils don't belong on your face? Giant goldfish are taking over Minnesota lakes? What is happening, people??? If Gen Z kills email, which the NYT says they are trying to do, where will we find all of our messages? Vacationing in the Colorado mountains, Julie spies a bear, a wolf and a magpie and has advice for encountering each. Hey, Minnesota. Liz wants to know what's up with your GIANT GOLDFISH. Entertaining...

Duration:01:12:40

Satellite Sisters Best Beach Bag Books 2021 Special feat. Christina Baker Kline, author of The Exiles and The Orphan Train

6/29/2021
The big reveal of the Satellite Sisters Best Beach Bag Books List for 2021! The complete list of our picks is on our blog at satelltesisters.com. Today we interview best-selling author Christina Baker Kline about her latest book The Exiles, just out now in paperback. On the episode, we mention just a few of our favorites below but they are ALL on the FULL LIST HERE also with our mini-reviews. They are also on our Best Beach Bag Book list at bookshop.org, where you can order and support...

Duration:00:56:41

Summer Cooking Spectacular: Claire Tansey's Ingredient of the Summer, New Season of Cooking with Liz: Summer of Snacks plus Menopause in the Workplace, Gen Z Lingo

6/22/2021
Summer Cooking Spectacular! Liz launches the new Cooking With Liz: Summer of Snacks and Claire Tansey joins us with summer recipes and two new classes to announce: Summer Cooking School for Tweens and Teens (Sisters get $20 off with code EASY20 and all prices are CAD): https://cart.learnlife.ca/summer-cooking-school/ Summer Cocktails Master Class: https://cart.learnlife.ca/cocktails-masterclass/ Claire Tansey's BBQ Pizza recipe on YouTube is here (because Julie has it on her To Do...

Duration:01:14:16

The Guncle author Steven Rowley, Sweeney Sisters @Insta Contest, Freak Accident Report, Olympic Track & Field Trials USA Women To Watch

6/15/2021
The Satellite Sisters interview the author of the heartfelt and hilarious The Guncle Steven Rowley. Previously by Rowley, bestsellers Lily and the Octopus and The Editor. Lian Dolan announces a new Sweeney Sisters contest on Instagram! It's called #SweeneysintheWild. Post your photos of The Sweeney Sisters book in the wild - reading at the beach, on your bedside table, in the library, anywhere! Post the photo on your own @Instagram and use the hashtag #SweeneysintheWild between now and July...

Duration:01:07:25

Naomi Osaka, UFO's Yes or No, Post-Pandemic Tipping, Sweeney Sisters Online Book Clubs

6/8/2021
Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open for mental health reasons: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/06/07/naomi-osaka-among-new-generation-tennis-stars-opening-up-about-racism-mental-health/ Article by Lindsay Crouse about Naomi Osaka and Michelle Wie West. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/03/sports/golf/lpga-michelle-wie-us-open.html Simone Biles, GOAT: https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/olympics/2021/06/06/simone-biles-us-championships/ Heads-up on the upcoming UFO Report:...

Duration:01:02:22

Caftan Dreams, Cave Syndrome, Post-Covid Roundtable and Worst Unsolicited Advice of the Year

5/25/2021
Liz's #littlevictories, Lian's caftan dreams and Julie's post-covid roundtable Post-Covid anxieties: Cave Syndrome: The struggle is real. Are you feeling it? Airplane freak-out: Lian fears a similar fate. Early motto for 2022? Liz is stealing Backroads' theme: Dolce Tempo! Entertaining Sisters: Julie recommends HGTV Hometown Takeover Lian celebrates Jean Smart Week! Hacks and Mare of Easttown. Preview of Kennedy Center Honors! Coming to CBS June 6. Dick Van Dyke interview Info...

Duration:01:10:49

Whip The Pony! Flamin' Hot Fables! The Go-Go's + Carole King Make The Hall Of Fame!

5/18/2021
Today's #1 Lesson: Whip The Pony! Some quick sports psychology for all. The Man Who Didn't Invent Flamin' Hot Cheetos. Story in LA Times. Podcast interview with Sam Dean, the LA Times business reporter who wrote the story. The business of snacking. The latest on Bill Gates' behavior at Microsoft. Wedding Trends for 2021 from The Knot. Entertaining Sisters: The Marfa Tapes Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees. The Go-Gos documentary on pay...

Duration:01:13:35

The Mom Project, Triumphant Family Celebrations, Pashmina Drop, Hooper's Homecoming, Cicadas, Girls5Eva!

5/11/2021
We interview Chandra Sanders about The Mom Project. retraining and supporting women who want to get back into the workforce after the pandemic. Here's Chandra on NBC News. Here's more info about RISE. Cicadas are coming! Lian's Vegan Farro Salad and Flatbread Pizza are a hit! Entertaining Sisters: We recommend Girls5Eva on Peacock. (BTW, Peacock is free.) Fantastic cast and so funny. Broadway is coming back, Baby! Liz bought tickets to Jagged Little Pill and Six. Julie recommends three...

Duration:01:00:11

Interview with author Mary Kay Andrews, Mother's Day Shout-Outs, Sweatpants Bonfires, Yeti Lifestyle.

5/4/2021
We share your Mother's Day dedications this week plus we interview author Mary Kay Andrews, whose latest book The Newcomer is just out. Mary Kay is one of the authors who hosts Friends and Fiction on Facebook. The Satellite Sisters will appear on Friends and Fiction on Mother's Day. Log in May 9th at 5 pm Eastern Time for a party. Plus, are you ready for real life again? We discuss The Bonfire of the Sweatpants and other strategies for making an entrance. Are we ready to go back to...

Duration:00:56:05

Lian's Volunteer Career, MOD Squad saves Julie's day, Liz's Major Dog Announcement

4/27/2021
So many dog tales this week, starting with this one from Lian's friend. Liz has an announcement about her dog Hooper and is skeptical about that photo of Tiger Woods with his dog. 40 days in a French cave? Julie doesn't get it. News on COVID vaccines and false mammogram positives. Lian tracks the trajectory of her volunteer career and provides Volunteering...

Duration:01:03:41

Busted in the Grocery Line, Entertaining Animals, Movie Picks and Annabelle Gurwitch, author of You're Leaving When? Adventures in Downward Mobility

4/20/2021
Our guest is Annabelle Gurwitch, author of You're Leaving When? Adventures in Downwardly Mobility. Annabelle is also the host of the podcast Tiny Victories. The Tiny Victories hotline is 323-285-1675 Entertaining Sisters: Book Clubs for Lian Dolan's The Sweeney Sisters now out in paperback. Sign up for Lian's groups on June 3rd and June 16th on Crowdcast. Or go to Lian's website and request a visit to your own book club! Nomadland on Hulu. Highly recommended by Lian. Two...

Duration:01:01:21

TWO PAWS UP: Behind The Screens at the Satellite Sisters Celebration with Sixth & I

4/13/2021
We recap the wonderful Satellite Sisters Celebration at Sixth & I. Two paws up! What did you miss behind the screens? We review. Many thanks to the wonderful team at Sixth & I , to our event sponsor AWAY and to our podcast network Wondery. HOW TO BUY A TICKET TO THE ZOOM RECORDING: If you did not buy a ticket to the live #satsisterscelebration, but would like to buy the Zoom video recording of the show, you can do that here. Thank you, Sixth & I! This link is good until 4/20. POST your...

Duration:00:57:43